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New Delhi: East Delhi’s Patparganj area houses one of the 110 mohalla clinics set up by the AAP-led Delhi government. The move, aimed at making healthcare free and accessible, has been lauded by The Lancet Journal and former UN Secretary...
London: For patients in the advanced stages of cancer, walking for at least 30 minutes thrice a week may boost a positive attitude towards their illness and improve their quality of life, new research claims. Despite growing evidence of significant health...
New Delhi: The air that Delhiites are breathing is harmful, more so, for the children. According to World Health Organisation (WHO), Delhi leads the list of world's most polluted cities. Taking cognizance of the situation, the doctors have urged...
New York: For patients suffering with cancer-related fatigue, indulging in exercise -- such as gentle yoga, walking, running or cycling -- and/or psychological therapies may work better than medications and should be recommended first to patients, researchers say. Fatigue in...
Hyderabad: The Centre would soon extend benefits under Employee's State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) and Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to the Anganwadi, ASHA and  mid-day meal scheme workers in the country, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said. "All Anganwadi workers, ASHA (Accredited Social...
New York: Eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases that can lead to heart attacks and stroke, a new study has found. Researchers from Pennsylvania State University in the US recruited 15 healthy overweight and obese...
New Delhi: Far from offering any long-term solution to the problem of depression, abusing substances such as alcohol, opioids, and drugs like cocaine and heroin will only worsen it, health experts have warned. People suffering from depression reach for drugs...
Kolkata: It's been a bumpy ride for a 65-year-old yellow cab driver, Gazi Jalaluddin. A good student who was forced to give up formal education due to poverty, he now runs two schools and an orphanage in his native...
By IndiaSpend Team India has achieved the target for eliminating visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar), a neglected tropical disease (NTD), in 82 per cent sub-districts, according to the fourth World Health Organization (WHO) report on Neglected Tropical Diseases released on April...
Bhopal: A Madhya Pradesh Minister has come up with an unusual way to teach alcoholic and abusive husbands an unforgettable lesson. Prompted by the complaints of rural and urban women about their misbehaving alcoholic husbands, Gopal Bhargava, the state minister...

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